SPA Sunday Papers: September 19
Brand new initiative SPA Sunday Papers previews front pages of UK nationals as they are posted by broadcasters on social
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Flash Friday 18/9: Exclusives, Alastair Campbell and British politics
An exclusive story is journalistic gold. Mining for one can be tough, but everything seems worth it once you’ve written
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Training Tuesdays: Freshers’ or Fresher’s?
Spelling and grammar are one of the most basic yet overlooked features for a student publication, especially in the hectic run-up
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Flash Friday 11/9: Chasing the freshers’ week deadline
As Britain’s students prepare for a final week of hot meals, bedtimes and curfews, student newsrooms rush for that crucial
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The Student Publication Association is made up of more than 70 publications across two countries and is free to join. Whether we're helping student papers fight censorship, running a masterclass or negotiating exclusive deals for our members, we're always working for student journalists.

Below are just some of the advantages our members benefit from

SPA Training Hub

This section of our website is designed to help give student journalists and student publications all the training they need to improve their articles and make their publications the best that they can be. If you want help improving an aspect of your journalism skills that’s not explained in our…

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Awards & Competitions

We hold our prestigious national awards every year, as well as keep track of scholarships and competitions across the UK.

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With a network of regional and national officers, we aim to give a swift reply to any member needing advice or support, as well as create a strong community.

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Standardised Style Guide

Sub-editing can be a tricky job at the best of times, so make your life easier with a standard set of rules.

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